The Private Collection of a Gentleman

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Date of Auction: 18th June 2019

Sold for £2,400

Estimate: £1,500 - £1,800

A Victorian amethyst rivière necklace, the graduated oval mixed-cut stones in open backed pinched collet gold link settings, to a matching clasp set with a foil backed stone, necklace length 45.5cm. £1,500-£1,800

Condition Report

The amethysts are a lightish mid purple colour, well matched and fairly even, showing slight wear only. There is a later added safety chain at the clasp. The amethyst in the clasp is foil backed, but this appears in reasonable condition. Gold unmarked and untested. Largest amethyst measures 19 x 13.5mm.